Venus and Aldebaran will be bright over Qatar sky

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Residents of Qatar and other Arabic countries can witness the second and third brightest luminary after sun (Moon and Venus) over dawn sky on July 20; where Venus will be close to Moon and will be at three degrees northern Moon’s centre, according to astronomical calculations. 

The Moon will be 26 days old. Qatar Calendar House (QCH) announced.

Qatar residents not need to astronomical telescopes to seeing and observing Venus close to Moon over Qatar dawn sky. They only need to look at eastern horizon side of Qatar sky by naked eye to can see Venus and Moon together for 2 hours and 54 minutes before sunrise time; where Venus rise time over Doha sky will be at 2:01 Am, while sunrise time will be at 4:55 Am Doha local time. Astronomer expert at QCH Dr. Beshir Marzouk said.

On the other side, Qatar residents can witness Aldebaran star very close to the Moon, where it will be at 0.4 degree from southern Moon’s center. (Source)